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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Edinburgh Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

The MSc in Computing is a two year postgraduate degree. The first year imparts the knowledge and skills needed to study the subject at masters level in the second. This new degree is open to graduates coming from any discipline. They will start by learning the art of software engineering, study some key computing topics and develop relevant research and technical English skills that prepare them for advanced study of computer science in the following year. At the end of Year 1 students may progress to Year 2 or graduate instead with a Graduate Diploma in Computer Science and switch to a 1 year MSc we offer, such as: Artificial Intelligence, Data Science, Human Robot Interaction, Network Security etc. Students will also achieve PGDip and PGCert awards in this course.

Tuition fees

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£ 20,200per year

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University information

Heriot-Watt University

  • University League Table

    23rd

  • Campus address

    Heriot-Watt University, Riccarton, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH14 4AS, Scotland

Highly regarded around the world with a strong focus on business, engineering, design and the physical and life sciences.
Culturally diverse, warm and welcoming, Heriot-Watt is one of Scotland's most international universities with a global footprint.
Global companies actively seek out Heriot-Watt graduates due to the nature of the university's research-informed education.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    18th out of 113 14

  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    165 74%

    18th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90.0 90%

    30th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.03 81%

    33rd

    34

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